CPR for Monday, July 7, 2008

Canadians Reticent To Give Personal Data
Post Chronicle – USA
that consumers are taking charge and questioning requests for their information, Privacy Commissioner Jennifer Stoddart said Thursday in a news release.

45% of Canadians rebuff retailers’ requests for personal info: survey
CBC.ca – Toronto,Ontario,Canada
The results indicate consumers are showing a considerable amount of savvy, Privacy Commissioner Jennifer Stoddart said Thursday.

Hands off LSAT students’ fingers
London Free Press – Canada
By DAVID CANTON, FREELANCE WRITER A recent decision by the Privacy Commissioner of Canada found that taking finger/thumb prints from those writing the Law

Google’s new privacy link
CNET News – San Francisco,CA,USA
Google’s decision, noted Thursday in a corporate blog and a public policy blog, was an attempt to quell a controversy over the posting of its privacy policy

Google homepage link mollifies privacy campaigners
Marc Rotenberg, executive director of the US Electronic Privacy Information Center (Epic), said on Saturday that his group is “pleased” with the decision.

Web giants spark privacy concerns
IT Week – London,UK
Lawyers have since criticised the ruling for putting individual privacy at risk. Nickelodeon owner Viacom argued in March last year that 160000 clips of its

Court order on YouTube user data fans privacy fears
Reuters – USA
N: Quote, Profile, Research) sparked an outcry on Thursday from privacy advocates in the midst of a legal showdown over video piracy.

Google should defy court order
InfoWorld – San Francisco,CA,USA
Google’s entire business is built on our trust that the privacy of all that personal information they have about us will be protected.

Google StreetView cars spotted in UK
Telegraph.co.uk – United Kingdom
Time to dust off those old privacy arguments again? Update: Google confirms it is indeed rolling out StreetView here in the UK, but stresses that it will be

Google Street View could meet Privacy Road Block in UK
iTWire – Australia
by Davey Winder The privacy related problems just pile up for Google as the first Street View vans are spotted in the United Kingdom and European Data

Domestic spying quietly goes on
Baltimore Sun – United States
Pending changes to the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act contain numerous provisions set up to safeguard the privacy of Americans.

US still seeks security/privacy balance
Baltimore Sun – United States
More broadly, the entire nation still is looking for that balance between security and privacy. Nearly seven years out from the attacks,

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